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EW's Best of Shows
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EW's Best of Shows

Entertainment Weekly

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There's never been more TV, which means there's never been more TV to talk about. Join Entertainment Weekly TV critics Kristen Baldwin and Darren Franich for Best of Shows, a weekly watercooler conversation about the biggest things happening on the small screen. With celebrity interviews and snappy conversational energy, they'll try to answer a simple question: What should I watch?

Latest Episodes

“Stranger Things 3” and an MTV Reality Round-Up

Return to the 80s in the new season of the Netflix drama. Then re-return to 2019 for a closer look at the finale of “A Double Shot at Love” and the premiere of “The Hills: New Beginnings.”

53 MINJUL 1
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“Stranger Things 3” and an MTV Reality Round-Up

The Loudest Voice, Perpetual Grace LTD, Los Espookys

Darren and Kristen rave about two under-the-radar gems — Epix’s Perpetual Grace LTD and HBO’s Los Espookys — and rant about Showtime’s Roger Ailes miniseries The Loudest Voice.

45 MINJUN 24
Comments
The Loudest Voice, Perpetual Grace LTD, Los Espookys

Desus and Mero are here!!!

Kristen talks to Showtime’s late night superstars. And the critics discuss the shocking HBO teen drama and the cheek ABC summer soap.

63 MINJUN 17
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Desus and Mero are here!!!

Pamela Adlon talks “Better Things”

The acclaimed star-creator talks the third season of her brilliant sitcom. Meanwhile, Kristen and Darren discuss the new seasons of “Big Little Lies,” “Pose,” and “Black Mirror”

55 MINJUN 10
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Pamela Adlon talks “Better Things”

“Deadwood” ends, “Handmaid’s Tale” continues

Kristen and Darren examine the uncertain third season of “Handmaid’s” and dig into the “Deadwood” movie. Then they talk about “The Good Fight”... and, somehow, “Quarterlife.”

45 MINJUN 3
Comments
“Deadwood” ends, “Handmaid’s Tale” continues

“When They See Us” and Fall TV

Kristen and Darren discuss Ava DuVernay’s moving Netflix miniseries about the tangled true-life tale of the Central Park Five. Then the critics take a look at the new trailers from the broadcast network upfronts.

55 MINMAY 27
Comments
“When They See Us” and Fall TV

Timothy Simons talks “Veep Finale,” plus “Vida” and “What/If”

The man who brought Jonah Ryan to life discusses the end of the HBO satire. First, Kristen and Darren take a look at the Starz gentrification drama and Renee Zellweger’s soapy new Netflix series.

71 MINMAY 20
Comments
Timothy Simons talks “Veep Finale,” plus “Vida” and “What/If”

“Catch-22,” “Fleabag,” and “LA’s Finest”

Kristen and Darren talk Hulu’s literary adaptation, Amazon’s delightful Britcom, and the very bad “Bad Boys” spinoff.

42 MINMAY 13
Comments
“Catch-22,” “Fleabag,” and “LA’s Finest”

Are spoilers really a thing?

Darren and Kristen on spoilers, and why the rules around them should change for the binge-TV era. Plus: Reviews of Chernobyl (HBO) and The Good Fight (CBS All Access).

47 MINMAY 6
Comments
Are spoilers really a thing?

W. Kamau Bell, Chambers, Dead to Me

W. Kamau Bell previews the new season of ‘United Shades of America.’ Plus Kristen and Darren review Netflix’s Chambers and Dead to Me, and check in with HBO’s Barry.

62 MINAPR 29
Comments
W. Kamau Bell, Chambers, Dead to Me

Latest Episodes

“Stranger Things 3” and an MTV Reality Round-Up

Return to the 80s in the new season of the Netflix drama. Then re-return to 2019 for a closer look at the finale of “A Double Shot at Love” and the premiere of “The Hills: New Beginnings.”

53 MINJUL 1
Comments
“Stranger Things 3” and an MTV Reality Round-Up

The Loudest Voice, Perpetual Grace LTD, Los Espookys

Darren and Kristen rave about two under-the-radar gems — Epix’s Perpetual Grace LTD and HBO’s Los Espookys — and rant about Showtime’s Roger Ailes miniseries The Loudest Voice.

45 MINJUN 24
Comments
The Loudest Voice, Perpetual Grace LTD, Los Espookys

Desus and Mero are here!!!

Kristen talks to Showtime’s late night superstars. And the critics discuss the shocking HBO teen drama and the cheek ABC summer soap.

63 MINJUN 17
Comments
Desus and Mero are here!!!

Pamela Adlon talks “Better Things”

The acclaimed star-creator talks the third season of her brilliant sitcom. Meanwhile, Kristen and Darren discuss the new seasons of “Big Little Lies,” “Pose,” and “Black Mirror”

55 MINJUN 10
Comments
Pamela Adlon talks “Better Things”

“Deadwood” ends, “Handmaid’s Tale” continues

Kristen and Darren examine the uncertain third season of “Handmaid’s” and dig into the “Deadwood” movie. Then they talk about “The Good Fight”... and, somehow, “Quarterlife.”

45 MINJUN 3
Comments
“Deadwood” ends, “Handmaid’s Tale” continues

“When They See Us” and Fall TV

Kristen and Darren discuss Ava DuVernay’s moving Netflix miniseries about the tangled true-life tale of the Central Park Five. Then the critics take a look at the new trailers from the broadcast network upfronts.

55 MINMAY 27
Comments
“When They See Us” and Fall TV

Timothy Simons talks “Veep Finale,” plus “Vida” and “What/If”

The man who brought Jonah Ryan to life discusses the end of the HBO satire. First, Kristen and Darren take a look at the Starz gentrification drama and Renee Zellweger’s soapy new Netflix series.

71 MINMAY 20
Comments
Timothy Simons talks “Veep Finale,” plus “Vida” and “What/If”

“Catch-22,” “Fleabag,” and “LA’s Finest”

Kristen and Darren talk Hulu’s literary adaptation, Amazon’s delightful Britcom, and the very bad “Bad Boys” spinoff.

42 MINMAY 13
Comments
“Catch-22,” “Fleabag,” and “LA’s Finest”

Are spoilers really a thing?

Darren and Kristen on spoilers, and why the rules around them should change for the binge-TV era. Plus: Reviews of Chernobyl (HBO) and The Good Fight (CBS All Access).

47 MINMAY 6
Comments
Are spoilers really a thing?

W. Kamau Bell, Chambers, Dead to Me

W. Kamau Bell previews the new season of ‘United Shades of America.’ Plus Kristen and Darren review Netflix’s Chambers and Dead to Me, and check in with HBO’s Barry.

62 MINAPR 29
Comments
W. Kamau Bell, Chambers, Dead to Me

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